May 15, 2013: Marjorie Perloff

The Poetry and Poetics Colloquium is delighted to announce that Marjorie Perloff will be joining us for a lecture titled, “The Last Hapsburg Poet:  Celan’s Love Poetry and the Limits of Language” on Wednesday, May 15th at 5:00 p.m. in the University Library Forum Room.

Marjorie Perloff is one of the most influential critics of modern Anglo-American and European poetry at work today. She is Sadie Dernham Patek Professor of Humanities at Stanford Emerita, and is currently scholar-in-residence at the University of Southern California. Her books include: Unoriginal Genius: Poetry by Other Means in the New Century (University of Chicago Press, 2010), The Vienna Paradox: A Memoir (New Directions Books, 2004) ; The Futurist Moment: Avant-Garde, Avant Guerre, and the Language of Rupture, with a New Preface (University of Chicago Press, 2003); and The Dance of the Intellect: Studies in the Poetry of the Pound Tradition (Northwestern University Press, 1996).

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